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MGTS installed traffic recognition system
MGTS (MGTS: Moscow City Telephone Network) installed a Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) Internet traffic recognition system.  ...
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29 August 2014
The terms of LTE frequencies bidding may be re-considered
The Ministry of Economic Development is unhappy with the results the State Commission for Radio Frequencies (SCRF)’s July meeting and asks to reconsider the decision on the allocation of frequencies LTE networks.    ...
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29 August 2014
A “Big Three” self-service survey is coming out
At the time, subscriber base growth in the Russia’s cellular market is very insignificant. Therefore, the competition between Russian cellular operators has shifted down towards subscriber loyalty and subscriber retention. Therefore, it’s quite a legitimate that all operators take an extra care of “making their clients’ lives easier”, in particular, by enabling  ...
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29 August 2014
UKRAINIAN CONFLICT DECREASED REVENUE OF MASS MEDIA SYSTEM (MMS)
Revenues of media holding decreased for 22% vs last year and for 28% vs previous quarter. Air dates of TV series and political situation in Ukraine influenced financial results. OIBDA also decreased for 46,7% vs 1Q2014 due to the low level of the revenue.  ...
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29 August 2014
MAXIMA TELECOM IS SELLING LINKS TO APPS FOR SMARTPHONES IN THE METRO
Provider of free Wi-Fi in Moscow metro has started sales of links to mobile apps on the start page vmet.ro. Unilead agency received exclusive rights on sales of links.    ...
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29 August 2014
SBERBANK’S EXPENDITURES ON ADVERTISING AND MARKETING IN 1H2014 INCREASED FOR 40%.
According to consolidated financial report for 1H2014, bank’s advertising and marketing expenditures reached 7,4 bln.RUB.   Sberbank spent on advertising 5,4 bln.RUB in 1H2013 that is 40% less than in 2014. For 2Q2014, bank’s advertising costs increased vs same period in 2013 for 54% and hit 4,8 bln.RUB.  ...
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29 August 2014
BIG 3 COMBINED GEOLOCATION
Beeline and MTS combined their geolocation services. Megafon joined earlier. Now subscribers can find the location not only those who use same network but also clients from BIG3. The cost of the service is 3 RUB per day.  ...
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29 August 2014
MTS CONNECTED TABLETS
MTS showed the record increase of subscribers in 1H2014. Operator increased the number of subscribers for 7,8% vs last year indicators. Subscribers’ base reached 77,27 mln.users, the most outstanding was the Moscow region: the number of subscribers increased for 8% till 15,3 mln.clients.  ...
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29 August 2014
THE MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EXPRESSED CLAIMS TO STATE COMMITTEE OF RADIO FREQUENCIES (SCRF) ABOUT DISTRIBUTION OF LTE NETWORKS’ FREQUENCIES
SCRF made a decision to sell the right to use frequencies for LTE networks 2570-2620 MHz on the auction. Now this band is being provided for TV signal broadcast by MMDS technology. The commission auctioned two federal lots: 2570-2595 MHz and 2595-2620 MHz.  ...
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29 August 2014
CHINA AGAINST EVERYONE
China vs Microsoft, Apple and Google  ...
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29 August 2014
AVITO’S REVENUE IS OVER 1 BLN.RUB
Service of online ads showed 85% yearly growth. As of 2Q2014, revenue reached 1,069 bln. – increase for 85% vs 579 mln.RUB in 2013 – information was published on the web-side of Kinnevik Fund – shareholder of Avito.  ...
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28 August 2014
RUSSIA WILL REVENUE ON SVOD SERVICES $874 MLN. BY 2020
The number of European households which monthly pay for subscription on SVOD will increase till 17,99 mln. by the end of 2014 from 1,78 mln. – results of 2010, and by 2020 its number will reach 59,41 mln.HHs (forecast of Digital TV Research). Penetration of SVOD services in West Europe will be higher (29,7%) vs East Europe (6,8%). Revenue from online TV and video subscription will also incre...
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28 August 2014
HI-TECH MAIL.RU ANALYTICS: 40% RUSSIAN CITIZENS AFRAID OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN THE STUDY PROCESS
Hi-Tech Mail.Ru project had conducted the survey before 1st September, the goal is to identify gadgets which users consider useful for study process this year.  ...
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28 August 2014
RUSSIAN SWIFT: WITHOUT GULLIVER AT THE MOMENT
The Ministry of Finance and Central Bank of Russia have prepared a law draft – creating of Russian interbank network for safe data transfer and payments.  ...
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28 August 2014
NETFLIX AND UKRAINE – THERE IS A CONTACT!
Last year – 27th August – famous American online cinema Netflix has registered trade mark in Ukraine. According to registration data, the company is planning not only broadcast video services but also distribute advertising and sale DVDs. All this allowed the company to receive first level domain in the country - netflix.ua. Perspective Ukraine  ...
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28 August 2014
TIRED OF WHAT WAS DOWNLOADED
Smartphones and tablets’ users are losing interest to mobile apps. Analysts said that this market volume - $16,3 bln. has reached its max point and forecast stagnation.  ...
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28 August 2014
Ukrainian “yoCard” has attracted $300K and is going to come to Russia
“yoCard”, an Ukrainian startup, working in the field of discount cards development, managed to attract funds in the amount of $399K. “yoCard’s” value proposition to retail chains and supermarkets is to get rid of the plastic and to swop all plastic loyalty cards to virtual mobile “cards”. There’s no point to enumerate all advantages of mobile “...
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28 August 2014
Till Faida, AdBlock Plus: “We want every user to have a possibility to fine-tune their Internet”
AdBlock Plus project is helping Internet users to get rid of overwhelming internet ads and pop-ups. Millions of users have already appreciated AdBlock’s services.    ...
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28 August 2014
A path to subscribers’ hearts through the MNP (MNP: Mobile Number Portability)
The mobile communication market has reached its top saturation point, therefore a transition to a new phase is necessary – says Anna Stavniychuk, business development director at  Teleperformance Russia&Ukraine. – But, no matter what, such parameters as the monthly payment amount, average bill, and the revenue per subscriber (ARPU) always play their role.  ...
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28 August 2014
Anataly Yemelianov, Genral Manager, “Unified electronic trading house” to CNews.ru
Anataly Yemelianov, the General director of the Unified Electronic Trading Site, told CNews about new challenges and new perspectives posed in front of the Russian business in light of rapidly changing political situation.  ...
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28 August 2014
"Rostelecom" passed the buck
"SOGAZ" insurance group insured responsibility of the members of the Board of Directors of JSC "Rostelecom" in the exercise of their managerial duties for one year. Limit of insurance coverage is €180M. Analysts say that the market for top managers professional liability insurance will only grow in Russia.    ...
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28 August 2014
Tele2’s subsidiaries have helped their “father”
"Tele2 Russia"’s operating revenue for the II quarter 2014 grew by 33.1% compared to the same period last year, while the EBITDA margin decreased by 5.6 percentage points. Analysts attribute the two processes with the "Rostelecom" assets addition.    ...
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28 August 2014
Tele2 and "Rostelecom" have lost 1.2 million subscribers during the merger proves
Tele2 and "Rostelecom" have lost 1.2 million subscribers during combining, which is 3% of theit the total base for January - March 2014. Outflow is a result of lower marketing costs, analysts say....
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28 August 2014
Operators will now pay for the frequencies by the new scheme
On August 25, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich held a special meeting with representatives of the various agencies on the problems of introducing a new procedure of frequencies payment for operators.  ...
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28 August 2014
"VimpelCom" has treated subscribers with LTE-A
"VimpelCom" launched a new LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) technology within the Garden Ring in Moscow into commercial sevice. Earlier, "MegaFon" launched the area of LTE-A network support in the capital.  ...
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28 August 2014
When will bank cards surpass cash in Internet trade?
In July 2014 года analytical company J’son & Partners Consulting presented brief results of the internet trade and electronic commerce segments research in the Russian Federation.  ...
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28 August 2014
An ever-seeing TV set
What’s your attitude towards a TV set? Invented in the beginning of the last century, television has long become “a window to the world” for the mankind. However, today’s attitude towards TV is rather skeptical. The world has split into three parties: first does not accept TV at all, trying to criticize it by all possible means as a “zombie box”.  ...
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28 August 2014
Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is going to establish a TV channel
Until the end of the year SCO is planning to establish TV channel and Internet portal in Russia that will promote ideas and technologies in the sphere of entrepreneurship, published Interfax with a reference to the Deputy State Duma Andrey Svincov....
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27 August 2014
Going to school with new gadgets. Pupils will use e-books
Full interactive books are being expected in 2015. Electronic diary – is a regular thing for many schools....
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27 August 2014
Peter-Service adjusted M2M for Megafon online
Peter-Service has implemented M2M-monitoring for corporate clients on Megafon network. Users will be able to manage pull of SIM cards connected to services and to control M2M equipment in real time mode....
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27 August 2014
Around 3% of Megafon and MTS’s subscribers – specialized devices that transfer different data to automate platforms
Mobile operators’ subscribers are using data roaming actively during foreign travels
The number of subscribers that use data roaming increased but the number of those who travel abroad decreased....
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27 August 2014
Ad banners ride on cars
RBC has published the TOP-20 Russian advertisers rating. Russian biggest media and Internet ad buyers surpass the overall market pace: in H1, 2014 they increased their ad baying spending at 8% while total Russian electronic ad market growth only came to 3% over the same period.  ...
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27 August 2014
Mobile authentication won’t pass thru in the subway
“Maxima Telecom”, a Wi-Fi network operator on the Moscow Metro (the Moscow Subway system) is not going to implement user authorization procedure so far. Compliance requirements are unclear to the operator; therefore, corresponding software has not yet been developed, - company’s press-service reported on Wednesday.    ...
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27 August 2014
The elimination of the "digital inequity" will increase Russia's GDP, the Ministry of Communications says
The "digital inequality" elimination project implementation will create up to 2 million new jobs and will seriously increase the GDP, said the head of the Ministry of Telecommunications Nikolai Nikiforov at a meeting with the General Secretary of the International Telecommunication Union Hamadoun Toure. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry.  ...
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27 August 2014
Companies are ready to boost their IT- and mobile expenses by 50% and more
“The Connected Enterprise: Keeping Pace with Mobile Development” market research was run by CIO Strategic Marketing Services and Triangle Publishing Services at the order of Oracle corporation. The report results show that businesses are not simply “apt” to mobility. It is anticipated that the volumes of the initiatives for businesses “going mobile”, as well as ...
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27 August 2014
"Osnova" is demonstrating its commitment to VoLTE (VoLTE: Voice Over LTE)
"Osnova Telecom" has received a batch in a 999 non-geographic telephone DEF-code numbering space for the voice services provisioning. In particular, the operator is planning to start providing Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services, - "Osnova Telecom’s” press bureau reported on Tuesday.  ...
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27 August 2014
The number of LTE base stations in Russia increased to reach 21.6K by the end of QII
LTE network in Russia is experiencing a booming growth. According to Roskomnadzor, the number of LTE base stations increased from 12.3 thousand at the end of 2013 to 21.6 thousand by the end of the second quarter of 2014, thus signifying the growth with a 75% CAGR.  ...
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27 August 2014
Belorussian electronic commerce market is seeing a booming growth
J’son & Partners Consulting company has run a research dedicated to the Belorussian electronic commerce market. According to the research the market in Belarus in currently located at its early development stage, therefore demonstrating fairly high growth rate.  ...
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27 August 2014
BARING VOSTOK -  $150 MLN. FOR GETTAXI ROUND
Baring Vostok is going to invest $75 mln. in Israeli GetTaxi during the $150 round. It was previously announced that $25 mln. will be also invested by Vostok Nafta. Other investors are not being revealed.  ...
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26 August 2014
RUSSIA IS AIMED AT DEVELOPMENT OF ICT
The Ministry of Communication Nikolai Nikiforov had a meeting with General Secretary of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Hamadoun Touré in terms of his official visit to Moscow. Sides discussed the perspectives of international communication in ICT sphere.  ...
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26 August 2014
BEELINE: SALE ON GADGETS
Beeline has announced the massive promotion with discounts on smartphones and tablets. It is possible to purchase the top brands devices with 50% discount in all Beeline services in Russia.  ...
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26 August 2014
VIMPELCOM WILL CLOSE PART OF CALL CENTERS
Beeline goal – is to decrease the number of inquiries to call centers and offices for 55%. Operator is trying to reach digital channels services penetration till 80% of subscribers’ base.  ...
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26 August 2014
RUSSIA ON CHINESE CARDS
Payment system China UnionPay is planning to issue in Russia 2 mln.cards in the coming 3 years. This is a very real perspective. Besides, with a certain penetration rate of Chinese payment system our wallets can be much higher.  ...
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26 August 2014
BANKS WANT TO RECEIVE DATA ABOUT LOAN GUARANTORS AND EMPLOYERS
Russian bankers are going to receive data about revenue not only about borrowers but their guarantors as well from Federal Tax Authorities and Pension Russian Fund.  ...
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26 August 2014
METRO WILL RECEIVE THE PROGRAM OF WI-FI USERS’ IDENTIFICATION
Maxima Telecom – operator of Wi-Fi in Moscow metro, the company has developed software for identification of users.    ...
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26 August 2014
E-COMMERCE MARKET VOLUME IN BELARUS WAS 350 MLN.USD IN 2013
J’son & Partners Consulting presented short results of the research: E-commerce market in Republic of Belarus.  ...
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26 August 2014
LOKATA TURNED CONSUMPTION IN LIVE INFOGRAPHIC.
Geo location service “brought back to live” the consuming market.  ...
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26 August 2014
A Polish shareholder has launched Russian IT developer to Crimea
R-Style Softlab, famous for its banking systems development, opened up an outlet in Sevastopol. 70% of “Softlab’s” shares beong to Polilsh Asseco Group.  ...
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26 August 2014
The Ministry of Communications is offering to extend the transition period in the Crimea until 2017
According to the drafts of the regulation document of the communications industry in the Crimea during the transition period, Ukrainian telecom operators will be able to work under Ukrainian licenses in Crimea until the end of 2017.    ...
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26 August 2014